Awareness camps organised across Kashmiri migrants’ camps in Jammu

Jammu, Feb 18: Series of special awareness camps were organised across the Kashmiri migrants’ camps in Jammu.

According to a press release, during the camps the residents were acquainted with self employment schemes, provided varied government services.

The Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner (M) J&K, in collaboration with the J&K Bank, organised special awareness camps at Jagti, Nagrota, Muthi, and Purkoo Camps under the LGs SSS( Self Employment, Skill Development/Scholarship and Social Assistance/Sports) Campaign, to aware the beneficiaries about various Government Schemes.

On the directions of District Development Commissioner, Jammu, Sachin Kumar Vaishya officers from the Line Departments viz Industries, Social Welfare, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, Employment, KVIB, Labour, Handicraft and Handloom gave awareness about various Government schemes in the Camp. The departments also enrolled beneficiaries and gave detailed information about self employment generation schemes.

On the directions of MD & CEO of J&K Bank, Baldev Prakash, a team of J&K Bank Officers headed by the Zonal Head, Rajesh Dubey, Rohit Kumar, Incharge Advances and concerned branch heads also attended these camps and gave awareness about the various services offered by the J&K Bank. The Jammu and Kashmir Bank also sanctioned 117 cases of self employment on spot involving an amount of Rs 2.47 crore. Further, the bank assured sanction of more cases in the coming week.

A team of doctors from the Ayush Department held free health checkup in these camps and examined more than 500 persons. Free medicines were distributed to the patients.

Dr Arvind Karwani, Relief & Rehabilitation Commissioner (M) J&K, accompanied by Vijay Sharma, Deputy Commissioner( Relief), senior officials of Relief Organization, and officials from PWD(R&B), PDD and Jal Shakti also visited different migrant camps and took stock of the problems being faced by the camp inmates.

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